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The PMA’s Production Music Conference
THE PMA’S PRODUCTION MUSIC CONFERENCE
September 23-26, 2019
The PMA’s Production Music Conference is back for our sixth year! Join us on September 23rd through 26th, 2019 in Hollywood, CA, where industry leaders in the production music industry will join forces for a day of panels, learning, and networking. The PMC mission is to provide valuable inform...

6th International Conference and Expo on Computer Graphics & Animation
6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON COMPUTER GRAPHICS & ANIMATION
September 25-26, 2019
Virtual reality is a form of technology which creates computer-generated worlds or immersive environments which people can explore and in many cases, interact with. It refers to a high-end user interface that involves real-time simulation and interactions through multiple sensorial channels.Augmente...

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EVENTS

6th International Conference and Expo on Computer Graphics & Animation
6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON COMPUTER GRAPHICS & ANIMATION
September 25-26, 2019
Virtual reality is a form of technology which creates computer-generated worlds or immersive environments which people can explore and in many cases, interact with. It refers to a high-end user interface that involves real-time simulation and interactions through multiple sensorial channels.Augmente...

The PMA’s Production Music Conference
THE PMA’S PRODUCTION MUSIC CONFERENCE
September 23-26, 2019
The PMA’s Production Music Conference is back for our sixth year! Join us on September 23rd through 26th, 2019 in Hollywood, CA, where industry leaders in the production music industry will join forces for a day of panels, learning, and networking. The PMC mission is to provide valuable inform...